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Author: 0 Exxon seeks sanctions waiver so it can drill in Russian deal

Exxon applied for a waiver from USA sanctions against Russia so that it could move ahead with a deal negotiated by Tillerson in 2012 to partner with the Russian state-controlled oil company, Rosneft . It is unclear when Exxon applied for this waiver, whether it was before or after Tillerson was sworn in, and for which specific deal they asked sanctions to be waived.

Global News Fab Lab grant goes to Waunakee district
Author: 0 Fab Lab grant goes to Waunakee district

Jankowski wants to be a welder and has been able to work with the latest equipment professional welders are using. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch awarded the school district a $25,000 Wisconsin Economic Development Corp . "Wisconsin is the defacto leader in the K-12 fab lab movement; that's a position of leadership that we're gonna hold", said Northwoods Broadband & Economic Development Coalition government and civic strategist Don Sidlowski.

Global News Security Forces Mobilized For Election After Paris Attack
Author: 0 Security Forces Mobilized For Election After Paris Attack

Police found a note defending ISIS ideology next to Cheurfi's body. Islamic State had earlier released a statement crediting Abu Yousif al-Belgiki (Abu Yousif the Belgian) for the terrorist attack . The swift claim indicated the group may have been trying to capitalize on the widespread attention from a high-profile attack at a time when Islamic extremism and security are at the center of France's presidential campaign.

Global News National Eligibility Test may be held only once a year
Author: 0 National Eligibility Test may be held only once a year

According to sources, the proposal which is in its early phases is being considered given the amount of resources which goes into conducting the exam and the number of candidates who appear in the exam. The exam is conducted in streams such as arts, humanities, social sciences, commerce. An official notification in this regard is likely to be released on the official website.

Author: 0 Israeli PM cancels meeting with visiting German minister

This is Gabriel's first visit to the Middle East since becoming foreign minister in January, and it comes at a time when ties between Germany have hit an all-time low due to concerns about Israeli settlement building. He canceled his own scheduled meeting with Gabriel. After simmering for months, a crisis between Israel and Germany has erupted into the open, putting serious strain on a special relationship painstakingly built up after the Holocaust.

Author: 0 11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela

The public prosecutor's office said later on Friday it was investigating 11 deaths in El Valle , adding that "some" victims had died from being electrocuted. The leader of the opposition-controlled legislature, Julio Borges, has made repeated statements in recent weeks asking the armed forces to "break their silence".

Author: 0 Trump signs executive actions to review tax regulations, roll back Dodd-Frank

The argument that tax cuts pay for themselves has been debunked by economists from across the political spectrum. "US President Donald Trump will make an important announcement about his awaited plan for tax reform next Wednesday". Putting in place long-term changes to the tax code would give businesses certainty to help guide their investment decisions, but these sorts of changes to the tax code are much more hard politically, as they would require bipartisan support.

Author: 0 ISIS Members Killed in Mosul in 4 Days: Iraqi Army

US-backed Iraqi forces are now battling IS militants in the more densely-populated western half of Mosul, with more than half of that area having been retaken. This is the second time in two days that the terrorists have used chemical agents to push back government forces in Mosul. Displaced Iraqis from Mosul walk to cross the Tigris by boat as flooding after days of rainfall has closed the city's bridges, at the village of Thibaniya, south of Mosul, Iraq April 16, 2017.

Global News McDonald's US sales climb, customer traffic still a focus
Author: 0 McDonald's US sales climb, customer traffic still a focus

Shares of McDonald's Corp . McDonald's Corporation reported operating income of $2.03 billion during its first quarter of the year. LifePlan Financial Group Inc maintained its position in McDonald's Co. The stock ended last trade at $133.41 a share and the price is up more than 10.41% so far this year. The firm's revenue was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis.

Author: 0 Evacuation Resumes after Terrorist Blast Killed Scores of Foua, Kefraya Residents

Syrian state media reported 39 deaths while other sources spoke of between 43 and 60 deaths. Hours after the attack the transfers resumed, with more than 100 buses from both sides arriving at their destinations. According to the Syrian opposition rescue service, the bomb went off at an evacuation point south of Aleppo where hundreds of people were waiting to be transferred.

Global News Free college in NY and how it will work
Author: 0 Free college in NY and how it will work

The legislation provides $8 million to promote online educational resources. The initiative is included in a $153 billion state budget proposal that passed the state Senate late Sunday after being endorsed by the Assembly a day earlier.

Global News Rights group urges China to release North Korean refugees
Author: 0 Rights group urges China to release North Korean refugees

Tuesday is Army Day in North Korea and USA intelligence is expecting some kind of "firepower display". As the " USS Carl Vinson " moves closer towards Pyongyang, a commentary in Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' party, called the aircraft carrier's deployment "an extremely unsafe act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade".

Global News Police video shows officer holding 5 black boys at gunpoint
Author: 0 Police video shows officer holding 5 black boys at gunpoint

She is seen on the video talking animatedly at officers. Backup arrives and the officers, realizing they have the wrong boys, release them unharmed to their parents. I respect their emotion. "I wish we lived in a community or a country where we don't take guns off of young men ... but we do", Rahinsky said, WZZM-TV reported.

Global News Texas Senate passes bill requiring school bus seat belts
Author: 0 Texas Senate passes bill requiring school bus seat belts

She said the low amount of applications may be due to the funds not being able to be applied to getting new school buses or not being able to retrofit old buses. "The district has approximately 44,000 students enrolled for the upcoming school year", KISD spokesman Shannon Rideout said in a statement last year.

Author: 0 Arvind Kejriwal Pulls Up State Election Commission Over Faulty EVMs

Asked if the MCD polls were a referendum on the AAP government's two-year performance in Delhi, he said, "We will see that when the results are declared on Wednesday". The BJP is pinning its hopes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's achievements, and the party is hoping to return to the civic bodies for the third time in a row.

Global News American Red Cross holds Giving Day
Author: 0 American Red Cross holds Giving Day

The American Red Cross is providing help to a family of seven, five adults and two children, affected by a fire on Maple Street on Tuesday, according to a press release. "There is a family that has lost everything to a home fire or other disaster in New Hampshire and Vermont, on average, every 17 hours". It is the day when the organization asks for donations from the American public.

Author: 0 There can be no victor if war breaks out: China

Q: How might North Korea respond if the USA takes military action? "The president has no further comment". South Korea is seeking to defuse concern as war angst builds. "And, as I said, I really think that China is going to try very hard, and has already started", Trump said. Many South Koreans, meanwhile, marked "Black Day" on Friday, but it had nothing to do with worry about North Korea.

Author: 0 U.S. blasts 'unconscionable' Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Earlier in the day, a senior USA military official speaking on condition of anonymity, told reporters in Kabul there was intelligence data suggesting Moscow is allegedly providing machine guns and other medium-weight weapons to the Taliban, AP reported .

Author: 0 Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

China opposes the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, being installed in South Korea. South Korea's navy has said it plans to hold a joint drill with the USA strike group late this month. The briefing team was to meet later with House members in the Capitol. Trump's top national security advisers said they were "open to negotiations" with the North, though they gave no indication of when or under what circumstances.

Global News Court documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping case
Author: 0 Court documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping case

Jason Whatley, an attorney representing the girl's relatives, told Fox 17 , adding that they would "step back" from the spotlight. In court documents filed Monday, federal prosecutors said Tad Cummins "planned and executed an audacious scheme" to travel through the USA with the 15-year-old girl and ultimately, go to Mexico with the victim.

Global News Patriots honored at White House
Author: 0 Patriots honored at White House

They weren't shown in Wednesday's photo because they were sitting on the lawn. It's the players who are missing, and the reason they stayed home. "I am unable to attend today's ceremony, as I am attending to some personal family matters ", Brady said in a statement earlier Wednesday.

Author: 0 North Korea parades around a bunch of dicks for founder's birthday celebration

The North's leader said in his New Year's message that the country has entered the final stage of preparing to launch an ICBM capable of hitting the US mainland. Since inheriting power from his father Kim Jong-il in late 2011, Kim Jong-un has strengthened his power through a reign of terror. "We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack", said Choe, widely seen by analysts as North Korea's No.

Global News Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia
Author: 0 Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia

Pence is wrapping up a multinational tour in the region, during which he has sought to reaffirm US alliances, including the U.S. Some of the refugees now stationed in island camps off the Australian coast could still be kept out of the USA, he indicated, if the administration doesn't like what it finds after reviewing their backstories.

Global News Strike forces South African Airways to cancel 32 flights
Author: 0 Strike forces South African Airways to cancel 32 flights

SAA protesters protested against low wages outside the SAA Administration offices at the OR Tambo airport. South African Airways says a strike by members of its cabin crew has been declared unprotected. The union was granted until 13:00 to file papers before the matter is heard. "It happened for the past four years and it was only last year that this issue, as a consultation matter, was put on the table".

Global News New Orleans Removes First of Four White Supremacist Monuments
Author: 0 New Orleans Removes First of Four White Supremacist Monuments

At a Monday morning news conference, Landrieu said the monument taken down in the pre-dawn darkness Monday had been erected to honor the killing of police officers by white supremacists. The P.G.T. Beauregard monument is located in the center of a roundabout at the entrance of City Park and the New Orleans Museum of Art, while the Jefferson Davis statue sits at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street.

Author: 0 Trade, security matters key issues for Trump, Italian leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its efforts seeking stability in Libya, but dismissed the possibility of US intervention in that country, saying the USA has "enough roles".

Global News Trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border, 2 killed - See pics
Author: 0 Trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border, 2 killed - See pics

Gondia: A trainer aircraft of a private aviation academy crashed into a river on Maharashtra's border with Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, killing two persons. but around 20 minutes later lost contact with the local air traffic control. The trainer aircraft was flying at a height lower than the one permitted by the ATC, he said.

Global News Trump Signs 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Orders
Author: 0 Trump Signs 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Orders

Trump signed the order after visiting a tool factory at Kenosha , Wisconsin, in the Chicago-Milwaukee industrial corridor. "Right now, H-1B visas are awarded at a totally random lottery". Officials from the Department of Justice warned in April that they will "not tolerate employers misusing the H-1B visa process to discriminate against US workers".

Author: 0 Israel says Syria still has tons of chemical weapons

Israel, along with the United States and much of the worldwide community, has accused Assad's forces of carrying out the attack, which killed at least 90 people, including dozens of children. The United States launched 59 cruise missiles in a strike meant to damage the infrastructure of the airstrip from which the US believes the chemical weapons attack was launched.

Global News Over 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll
Author: 0 Over 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

US President Donald Trump , First Lady Melania and their 11-year-old son Barron kicked off the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. With Ms Trump permanently residing in NY, the White House did not announce the event would even take place until March.

Global News Norwegian Adds Singapore Flight As Competition Increases
Author: 0 Norwegian Adds Singapore Flight As Competition Increases

To mark its commencement of operations at Changi Airport, Norwegian is offering one-way Singapore-London fares starting from S$199 for economy class and premium class tickets starting from S$839, including all applicable fees and taxes. Norwegian's long-haul services between Changi and Gatwick will be a 4x weekly service. With changing consumer preferences and an improvement in aircraft technology, low-priced carriers have taken the opportunity to expand into the long-haul market.

Global News Paul McCartney adds tour dates for New York, New Jersey
Author: 0 Paul McCartney adds tour dates for New York, New Jersey

The One on One tour will include stops at the Prudential Center in Newark, Madison Square Garden and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 1st at 10:00 a.m. He was a member of The Beatles, the best-selling music group of all time, and later went on to have success with the band Wings and as a solo artists.

Global News Christians need more protection, warns bishop in Egypt
Author: 0 Christians need more protection, warns bishop in Egypt

Meanwhile the Islamic State group said in a statement circulated online, that two Egyptians known by the nom de guerres Abu Ishaq and Abu al-Baraa al-Masri were behind the attacks - the deadliest in recent memory to target Egypt's Christian community.

Global News 'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters
Author: 0 'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs" - was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting ISIS positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday. But President Donald Trump said Thursday that the Afghanistan bombing was "another successful job". Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Saturday criticized both the Afghan and US governments for the attack in Nangarhar.

Global News Connecticut police officer saves man from going head first over railing
Author: 0 Connecticut police officer saves man from going head first over railing

The footage, recorded Friday at the Whitney Center on Leeder Hill Drive in Hamden, shows Officer Justin Martin pursuing a man up flights of stairs to a sixth-floor balcony and them grabbing the man just as he dove over a railing. "Everybody got to go home safe and everything worked out well", Martin, a former college basketball player, told reporters. Martin said officers are trained to prepare for any situation, but admitted he was even surprised by his response.

Global News Trump's reelection campaign already raised $13.2 million
Author: 0 Trump's reelection campaign already raised $13.2 million

Examining the logs provides insight into which interests are lobbying the White House and who may have more influence in the administration. Over the weekend, thousands of people marched in Washington and other cities across the nation to protest Trump's continuing refusal to release his tax returns.